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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We stayed in the villa the second week of january and had a fantastic time! Santa Teresa is beautiful and the Gumbo Limbo - including the amazing view - made sure we had the time to relax. Nice food, relaxed owners who also took us to the beach and made sure we had great fun during our first surf lessons!

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California
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Great place! Amazing view, and the best of all great host! Definitely the place to stay if you are going to santa teresa! And dont forget to try surfing, even if you are a beginner, because they gave the best surf instructors there! Thanks Gumbo Limbo!

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Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 April 2013

My husband booked our honeymoon at Gumbo Limbo. After all the wedding planning, it was nice to not have to worry about the honeymoon plans too. Since we honeymooned in May (Costa Rica low season) we had the whole place to ourselves. It was so peaceful and serene, away from the noisy cars on the street below. But the best...

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1Thank CDBoonie
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Wow! We could not have chosen a better place to stay while in Santa Teresa. We stayed in a small villa overlooking the gorgeous swimming pool; it was the most incredible view! Staying here is not like staying at a big traditional hotel, they only have a few rooms, which was perfect because it was so private. Beware if you...

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Isla Vista, California
Reviewed 27 September 2012

We love this place - great waves, great time - looking forward to next year! Such nice folks around helping out, getting us into some great things and making sure we're all set after long beautiful sessions at the lovely beach too!

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2Thank Dave D
New Haven
Reviewed 13 July 2012

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon and loved the setup. The villa was super private with an amazing view of the ocean through the trees. It's close to the main road in Santa Teresa but the winding driveway gives you enough elevation to feel completely separate from the low-key beach town hustle on the streets below. When...

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1Thank John B
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 May 2012

So Me & Wife Spent our Honey Moon @ Gumbo Limbo, We Had the Time of Our Lives. It was amazing to Say the Least. We had the Place all to Ourselves Minus a Few Groups of Howler Monkeys Who Came Right Up to the Villa literally. Being Perched on the Hillside you not only get an Amazing View of...

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Thank JamesParksTN
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2012

My Girlfriend and I had the pleasure of residing in these hill side bungalows in the majestic town of Santa Teresa. Michele and his staff are very inviting, and went out of their way to ensure a comfortable stay. The property itself is truly beautiful, hidden in the jungle away from the hustle and bustle of main street. The room...

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2Thank CDN G
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Gumbo Limbo was an amazing hideaway and one of the highlights of our trip. It is the perfect amount of rustic/jungle living but also completely comfortable, clean and with an amazing staff of lovely people (we considered kidnapping Michele and bringing him home with us). The vibe is great as you are cared for by a wonderful group of guys...

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1Thank DMJESQ
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 6 October 2011

I went down for a quick surf and relaxation trip and found this a great spot to eat, relax and check the surf. Great food and friendly staff.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gumbo Limbo is a unique bed & breakfast located in the hills of Santa Teresa, just 2 minutes to Santa Teresa beach and town. Along with stunning ocean views, Gumbo Limbo's central, hilltop location provides seclusion- a nice break from the dust and bustle of town, while being only a 2 minute drive to the beach and main road. A 4x4 vehicle, which is generally better for Costa Rica roads, is recommended to reach our property. Each of our villas is surrounded by lush, tropical nature, giving total privacy, comfort, and a real feeling of being in the jungle. From every corner of our property, you can find amazing ocean and mountain views. Our beautiful infinity pool is the perfect spot to relax and watch the best sunsets Santa Teresa has to offer. A full breakfast is included in your stay. It is served each morning in our ocean view dining area. Some of our breakfast options include granola and yogurt with fresh fruits, eggs with gallo pinto, or pancakes, all served with fresh Costa Rican coffee. Our guests are our priority. It comes natural for us to host people and make new friends, so it is our pleasure to cover every small detail and accommodate our guests' needs so that they have the best time while staying with us. Many of our guests have told us that their experience visiting Gumbo Limbo felt more like staying with old friends, than staying at a hotel. Whether it's sharing a surf session or an Argentinean asado together, we look forward to having you!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gumbo Limbo Villas

Address: 400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: €134 - €138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Gumbo Limbo Villas Hotel Santa Teresa
Gumbo Limbo Villas Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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“Be sure to inform the owners in advance of any questions or needed services as they are not always on the property.”
 of 5 bubbles charliemurphywashere, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 really good rooms available on the top of Gumbo Limbo. they are the only ones with AC and are located remotely on the premise”
 of 5 bubbles Jessekolodin, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an incredible view and are very quiet and clean!”
 of 5 bubbles chelseal942, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“any all are fab”
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